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Five things to look forward to this autumn

It's getting colder and the nights are getting darker. It means one thing- Autumn is on it's way.
It's getting colder so autumn is on the way but what is there to look forward to?
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The Strictly Come Dancing 2018 has started with YouTube star Joe Sugg. And we are already on the edge of our seats!
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Are you crazy for conkers? Well, lucky for you conker season is just around the corner. The first ones usually appear around late September with the World Conker Championships taking place on the 14 October in Southwick in Northamptonshire, England.
Get your costumes ready, it's not long now until Halloween. The annual fright-fest takes place on 31 October. Some historians think Halloween goes back to an ancient pagan festival called Samhain, which was a time when people honoured spirits. In the UK, we celebrate Halloween by carving pumpkins, dressing up and trick or treating.
Remember, remember the Fifth of November! That's right, autumn also means we'll be marking Guy Fawkes Night, or Bonfire Night. The celebration first started more than 400 years ago when Londoners lit bonfires following the failure of the Guy Fawkes' gunpowder plot.
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Diwali, known as the Festival of Light, marks the Hindu new year. It takes place on 7 November this year and lasts for five days. Traditionally, it's celebrated by giving gifts, decorating your home, lighting oil lamps and setting off fireworks.
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